Q# Advent Calendar 2018

To celebrate the festive season, our friends over in the Q# team are running a Q# Advent Calendar with a new post every day from 1st-24th December! Check it out to learn more about everything from quantum simulation to solving the Travelling Santa Problem to why amplitudes are complex! Frances and I have also contributed…


Quantum Computing: Quick Reference Guide

Already understand the basics and just want to get stuck in? Can’t quite remember what the CSWAP matrix looks like? This post is for you. Here you will find a collection of all the main states/gates/matrices/useful maths bits/etc. covered so far in this blog series. This cheat-sheet will be updated as important new things are…

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Quantum Computing Primer: Pure and Mixed States

This is one in a series of blog posts designed to get you up and running with Quantum Computing using Microsoft’s Q# platform. For all posts past and future, please refer to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog. Introduction In the previous post, I introduced the Bloch Sphere as a mechanism…


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog

Lost? Confused? Don’t know where to start with all this quantum computing stuff? Don’t panic! This post is intended to function as a start page/guide to help you navigate your way through the various quantum computing and Q# posts hosted here on the Faculty blog (https://aka.ms/faculty). Q# is Microsoft’s new quantum-focused language, designed to bring…

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Quantum Gates and Circuits: The Crash Course

This is the second in a series of blog posts designed to get you up and running with Quantum Computing using Microsoft’s Q# platform. The previous post can be found here. For all posts past and future, please refer to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog. Introduction Before we can move on…


Quantum Computing

  Station Q in sunny Santa Barbara, California is made up of their own highly diverse set of theorists and experimentalists seeking to build a functional quantum computer. The team is made up of experts with a backgrounds in both quantum computing and computer science. So what is Quantum Computing The following video discuss the…


Imagine Cup 2017 Campus Marketing Materials

      Be part of it! The Imagine Cup is only a few months away and you can be part of it. Get inspired by our UK Finalists and the 2016 Worldwide Winners, then see how you can get started with your application for the Imagine Cup 2017. But it doesn’t stop there. In…


Quick overview of Azure VM Specifications

  Choosing the Image for the task It’s all about choice for your virtual machines. Choose Linux or Windows. Choose to be on-premises, in the cloud, or both. Choose your own virtual machine image or download a certified pre-configured image in our marketplace. With Virtual Machines, you’re in control. Choose your language, workload, operating system…

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